6 - Caves and Sea Tour (Grotte di Castellana & Polignano a Mare)
Visit to the Castellana Caves, a journey to the center of the earth among multicoloured stone embroideries immersed in magnificent caves. The White Cave, unique in the world, awaits the visitor at the end of the walk.
The Castellana Caves are a complex of underground cavities of karstic origin among the most beautiful in Italy.
They encompass a length of about 3300 meters and a maximum depth of 122 meters with a constant temperature throughout the year of about 16 °. The route runs for three kilometers, an unmissable guided excursion among incredible scenery, where underground canyons, caverns with fantastic names, fossils, stalactites and stalagmites stimulate the imagination of young and old.
Then Polignano a Mare, the home city of Domenico Modugno, perched on the “blu dipinto di blu”, the crystalline sea and the carved rocks, are the hallmarks of this wonderful city, known as the "Pearl of the Adriatic". Visit the historical center full of Arab, Byzantine, Spanish and Norman traces, like the remains of the four defense towers that surrounded the ancient part of the village. From the Arco della Porta, once the only access to the village, we enter the magical village, enriched by the Church Matrice 13th century dedicated to Assunta, plus the balconies overlooking the sea.
From the jagged coast comes to life the Marine Caves including the famous Grotta Palazzese and the high cliff of Lama Monachile. At the end of the walk, a moment of pleasure awaits you, enjoying an exceptional homemade ice cream or savoring the famous "special coffee", an excellent Polignanese invention.
* The aperitif is optional. Find yourself on a terrace overlooking the sea on ancient mills carved into the rock to enjoy unique and unequivocal products, is an exclusive experience to make. You will taste delicacies freshly prepared using fresh quality foods such as, fish tartare, bruschetta of crispy bread seasoned with extra virgin olive oil and stuffed in various ways served with a glass of wine characterised by an intense flavour as only the Apulian wines can.
Appointment with the participants
Arrive and guided tour of the caves, special tour in the Grotta Bianca (White Cave)
Departure for Polignano a Mare
Free stop lunch or on request
Tasting of “special coffee”/homemade ice cream/ water ice
Visit of Polignano a Mare
Return to the meeting point
End of the experience
THE PRICE INCLUDES
- means of transport
- guide in English/Italian Language
- ticket to visit Castellana Caves
- tasting “special coffee”/homemade ice cream/ water ice c/o Il Mago del Gelato - Polignano a Mare
Meeting point: on request
Experience guaranteed for min. 2 pax
Medium/low difficulty level - suitable for adults and children
guide in different Language
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Everyday, from Monday to Sunday